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Death of a Hussy - a book by Beaton, M. C.

Death of a Hussy

Death of a Hussy( )
Author: Beaton, M. C.
Series title:A Hamish Macbeth Mystery Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Grand Central Publishing
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.00
Book Description:

From the author of the Agatha Raisin television series... DEATH OF A HUSSY: A Hamish Macbeth Mystery About the best that can be said of wealthy Maggie Baird is that inside her middle-aged body, there still beats the heart of a beautiful tart. So when her car catches fire with Maggie in it, there are five likely suspects right on the premises of her luxurious Highlands cottage. Lochdubh police constable Hamish Macbeth has to question Maggie's...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.25 x 6.875 x 0.875 Inches
Book Weight:0.33 Pounds
Author Biography
Beaton, M. C. (Author)
M. C. Beaton's real name is Marion Chesney. She was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1936. She has written over a hundred books under her own name and other pseudonyms: Ann Fairfax, Helen Crampton, Jennie Tremaine, Charlotte Ward, and Sarah Chester. She started her writing career while working as a fiction buyer for a bookstore in Glasgow.

Working at one time or another as a theater critic, newspaper reporter, and editor, she used her British background to write a series of regency romances set in England and Scotland. Some of her regency romances include The Folly, Colonel Sandhurst to the Rescue, and Regency Gold. In 1986, she was awarded the Romantic Times Award for Outstanding Regency Series Writer.

She has also written two mystery series under the pseudonym M. C. Beaton: The Hamish Macbeth Series, which became the inspiration for a television show in England, and The Agatha Raisin Series, about a retired advertising executive. Her title His and Hers made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012.


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